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F. M. Steele's photography wagon

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

View of F. M. (Francis Marion) Steele's photography wagon with a young girl on horseback in the foreground and a herd of cattle in the background.

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John Christoph photograph album

This album contains photographs of Ellinwood and Barton County, Kansas, taken by John Christoph. On June 18, 1891, he opened a photography gallery in the north room of a furniture store and continued in the business until February 14, 1919. Christoph also served as the Ellinwood police judge for twenty years.

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Blacksmith, Neodesha, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows a group of men standing before the blacksmith shop in Neodesha, Kansas. Standing second from left is T.J. Norman, Neodesha blacksmith on whose garden plot William M.Mills drilled the first commercially successful oil well in Kansas and in the Mid-Continent Field. Norman moved from the above location to a new place of business on the west bank of the Verdigris river east of town when the well was drilled in 1892.

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L. W. Halbe Collection

Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.

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Main Street, Ottawa, Kansas

This photograph shows the store of Brown the Live Druggist on Main Street, between 1st and 2nd streets in Ottawa, Kansas. Signs on the drug store advertise wall paper, cigars, school book exchange, picture framing, Tarrant's Aperient Seltzer, and Garfield Tea Fig Syrup. Other businesses visible include Peter Schuttler Wagons, a store, a restaurant, and E. W. Dowd Furniture and Undertaking. A few horse-drawn wagons and carriages are visible along the street.

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M. H. Bates Drug Store, Emporia, Kansas

This photograph shows the M. H. Bates Drug Store in Emporia, Kansas. Moses Bates is identified as the first druggist in Emporia. Other businesses visible on the block include a dry goods store, the Holmes and Holden Land Office, and C. A. Wolf Undertaking. Several people are visible standing on the sidewalks, and a horse-drawn carriage and a wagon are visible.

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Funeral procession of William Schroeder, Alma, Ks

This is a photo of the funeral procession for William Schroeder as it was leaving his home on East Fourth Street in Alma. Herman Richter was a the funeral director when in this photograph from February 19, 1892. It was common in the 19th century for wakes and funerals to be held at the home of the departed. In small towns, undertakers were usually the furniture makers who also manufactured coffins. In Alma, both Richter and Hasenbank undertakers operated furniture stores. The procession is lead by a man carrying the U.S. flag, a drummer, possibly pallbearers walking, a horse-drawn glass sided hearse, and followed by horses pulling buggies. A few houses are along the street, including a stone two-story house in the background.

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Salina Plumbing Company delivery wagon, Salina, Kansas

These three photographs show the delivery wagons of the Salina Plumbing Company in Salina, Kansas. The first image shows Anna Geis, the bookkeeper, standing next to the wagon. The second view shows Ed Sharp leaning on the wagon. The last photograph shows just the horse and wagon.

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James Tarr's blacksmith Shop, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas

This photograph shows the exterior of James Tarr's "Plow Work and General Blacksmithing" shop at the corner of 6th and Jefferson streets in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas. The building also bears a sign for H. J. Wood and an ad for Catlin's Meerschaum chewing tobacco. There are a number of men standing outside and two horse drawn wagons.

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